The wonder material stronger than Superman

Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security
It’s a material so strong even the Man of Steel or a bullet would have trouble breaking through it – and its versatility and exciting potential are only now just being uncovered. Graphene, the technology of the future, will be showcased at a major international conference being hosted by Griffith University next week. The 5th […]

Griffith’s women in science share their passion

PhD candidate Barbara Hadley is a finalist in FameLab
Australian Rivers Institute
Barbara Hadley has been a professional snooker player, a private investigator and a chief toilet cleaner in the Greek Islands. You name the job and she’s done it.  But the 51-year-old has happily given it all away to return to university to study science.  And it’s all in the name of “making a difference”. “I’ve […]

Brisbane school girls experience life as a scientist

Brisbane's Lourdes Hill College students Amy Lubrana, Shannon Terris, Madison Hampson and Lauren Peters with Associate Professor Francesca Iacopi (second from right) as part of the Growing Tall Poppies program.
Griffith Sciences
Seven Year 10 girls from a Brisbane high school have gained an insight into life as a scientist at Griffith University. The University has joined forces with The Growing Tall Poppies program, making it the first Queensland partner. The program aims to increase the number of students studying science to year 12 and beyond into […]

Griffith hosts nanotechnology network event

Associate Professor Francesca Iacopi, smiling
Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
Early career researchers and postgraduate students working in nanotechnology will benefit from the experience of industry leaders when Griffith University hosts the two-day Australian Nanotechnology Network (ANN) entrepreneurial workshop, starting today (June 10). Sponsored by the federal Department of Industry and Science and Griffith University, the workshop will be held at Griffith’s Gold Coast campus […]